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September 24th: Faces of the Moon

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Date: September 24, 2009 Title: Faces of the Moon Podcaster: Bob Crelin Organization: Crelin Creative, Bob Crelin/author http://BobCrelin.com Watch a video interview of Bob about his book from WFSB TV. Description: In our modern times, the word “astronomical” is often used to describe things that are dauntingly large, or difficult to comprehend. To the average […]

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September 13th: Why We See The Same Side of the Moon

Date: September 13, 2009 Title: Why We See The Same Side of the Moon Podcaster: Gordon Houston Organization: JPL/NASA Solar System Ambassadors Program http://www2.jpl.nasa.gov/ambassador/ Description: Have you ever wondered why we always see the same side of the Moon? Did you know that the Moon only rotates once each time it orbits the Earth? Today’s […]

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August 30th: The Environments of Jupiter’s Moons

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Date: August 30, 2009 Title: The Environments of Jupiter’s Moons Podcaster: Amy Bowen Link: Amy Bowen’s website http://amybowen.wordpress.com/ Description: The moons of Jupiter are home to some of the most fascinating extraterrestrial environments known to science. They’re so fascinating, in fact, that this podcaster decided to set one of her earliest science-fiction stories there. In […]

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August 26th: 20th Anniversary of Voyager 2 at Neptune

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Date: August 26, 2009 Title: 20th Anniversary of Voyager 2 at Neptune Podcaster: Martin Ratcliffe and Dr. Ed Stone Organization: None Description: In August 1989, the Voyager 2 spacecraft performed the first reconnaissance with the solar system’s outermost major planet, Neptune. Now, 20 years later, the Voyager mission Project Scientist, Dr. Ed Stone, joined me […]

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August 13th: Down to My Last Quarter

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Date: August 13, 2009 Title: Down to My Last Quarter Podcaster: Larry Sessions Organization: North American Skies NASkies Twitter http://twitter.com/NASkies Description: Moon phases are an unexpectedly misunderstood topic for many, based on my years of teaching. It seems that full moon means something entirely different to young people today, and quarter moons are really halves […]

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August 5th: What Do We See When We Look Up?

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Date: August 5, 2009 Title: What Do We See When We Look Up? Podcaster: Wayne Harris-Wyrick Organization: Oklahoma City Astronomy Club and Kirkpatrick Planetarium. Check out their website. Description: What do we detect when we look into space? Very little, actually. Almost all of what we know about the Universe comes from analysis of a […]

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